District 6, Ho Chi Minh City

District 6 (Vietnamese: Quận 6) is an urban district (quận) of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. As of 2010, the district had a population of 253,474 and an area of 7 km².[1] It is divided into 14 small subsets which are called wards (phường), numbered from Ward 1 to Ward 14.

District 6
Quận 6
Official seal of District 6
Position in HCMC's core
Position in HCMC's core
District 6 is located in Vietnam
District 6
District 6
Location in Vietnam
Coordinates: 10°44′46″N 106°38′10″E / 10.74611°N 106.63611°E / 10.74611; 106.63611Coordinates: 10°44′46″N 106°38′10″E / 10.74611°N 106.63611°E / 10.74611; 106.63611
Country Vietnam
Centrally governed cityHo Chi Minh City
Seat107 Cao Văn Lầu
Wards14 phường
 • Total7 km2 (3 sq mi)
 • Total271,050
 • Density39,000/km2 (100,000/sq mi)
 • Main ethnic groupsKinh, Chinese
Time zoneUTC+07 (ICT)

Geographical locationEdit

Map showing the location of District 6 within metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City

District 6 borders District 11 and Tân Phú District to the north, District 5 to the east, District 8 to the south, and Bình Tân District to the west.


  1. ^ "HCMC's Population and population density in 2010 by district". HCMC Office of Statistics. Retrieved Feb 4, 2014.